The government is hoping to discuss with Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay regarding obtaining of fuel storage tanks located in Trincomalee. Many trade unions have brought the attention of the Minister to obtain fuel storages. At a time when the fuel prices of the world market have dropped sharply, it will be more beneficial for the government to store more fuel. The Minister has started obtaining ideas of the trade unions in the development activities of the Ministry. Addressing a meeting with the trade unions, the minister added, even a letter sent in this regard earlier, the Indian High Commissioner had not given positive responses.
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